Forgivingness
Forgiving For*giv"ing, a. Disposed to forgive; inclined to overlook offenses; mild; merciful; compassionate; placable; as, a forgiving temper. -- {For*giv"ing*ly}, adv. -- {For*giv"ing*ness}, n. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

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  • forgivingness — n. a tendency to be kind and forgiving. Syn: kindness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forgivingness — index clemency, lenience, longanimity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forgivingness — noun see forgiving …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forgivingness — See forgivingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • forgivingness — n. tendency to forgive, state of being inclined to pardon; tolerance, forbearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forgivingness — for·giv·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • forgivingness — noun tendency to be kind and forgiving • Syn: ↑kindness • Derivationally related forms: ↑kind (for: ↑kindness), ↑forgiving • Hypernyms: ↑mercifulness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ἀμνησικακία — ἀμνησικακίᾱ , ἀμνησικακία forgivingness fem nom/voc/acc dual ἀμνησικακίᾱ , ἀμνησικακία forgivingness fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀμνησικακίας — ἀμνησικακίᾱς , ἀμνησικακία forgivingness fem acc pl ἀμνησικακίᾱς , ἀμνησικακία forgivingness fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • forgiving — adjective Date: 1623 1. willing or able to forgive 2. allowing room for error or weakness < designed to be a forgiving tennis racquet > • forgivingly adverb • forgivingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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